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Christian P. Binder

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Christian Binder has been an attorney at Binder Malter Harris & Rome-Banks LLP since 2013 and in May of 2022 became a partner at Binder Malter Harris & Rome-Banks LLP.

Mr. Binder has almost a decade's worth of experience in insolvency consulting, consumer/commercial debtor and creditor representation, consumer/commercial bankruptcy, financial analysis of individuals and entities, and workouts and settlement negotiations.

Mr. Binder was admitted to the California Bar in December 2012 after graduating from the Santa Clara School of Law in June 2012. Mr. Binder received his Bachelor of Science in Commerce from Santa Clara University in Finance in 2009. Mr. Binder earned his law degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 2012. During law school, Mr. Binder was the recipient of a number of awards, including being awarded Witkin Awards in California Civil Procedure, California Evictions and Unlawful Detainer, Commercial Finance, and Statutory Analysis. Additionally, Mr. Binder was awarded CALI Awards for Opening and Closing Statements and in Debtor and Creditor's Rights (Bankruptcy) and received the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Certificate of Excellence in Bankruptcy for 2012.


J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 2012

B.S., Santa Clara University, 2009

Bar Memberships State Bar of California
USDC: Northern District of California
USDC: Eastern District of California
USDC: Central District of California
USDC: Southern District of California
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

State Bar of California.

Member, Santa Clara County Bar Association.

Member, Congressman Don Edwards Bankruptcy Inns Court

Co-President of Congressman Don Edwards Bankruptcy Inns Court from 2017-2018

Vice President of Congressman Don Edwards Bankruptcy Inns of Court in 2016

Publications/Speaking Engagements
Public Speaking / Engagements
Mr. Binder has spoken on a variety of topics to the Congressman Don Edwards Bankruptcy Inn of Court including:Speaking Engagements
  • Hawkins v. Franchise Tax Board 769 F.3d 662 (9th Cir. 2014) (pet. en. banc pending), presentations, Don Edwards Inn of Court, November 6, 2014 and on December 1, 2014.
  • "Bad Things Banks Do," presentation regarding what to watch out for in loan document review, Don Edwards Inn of Court, January 8, 2015.